On this edition of Athens News Matters, guests discuss the battle regarding confederate memorials around the nation and the push to remove them, confederate symbols in Athens and the history of the Klan in Athens. That’s straight ahead.
Athens News Matters with guests Knowa Johnson, Russell Edwards, and Professor Scott Nelson.
On this edition of the show, guests Gwen O’ Looney, District Nine Commissioner Kelly Girtz, and Blake Aued discuss the recent sale of the Athens-Banner Herald and its parent company, Morris Communications; the panel also discusses the future of ACC Leisure Services, they weigh in on the creation of a new Sustainability Office in Clarke County; and they voice their opinions on a new bus route circulating on the north side of town.
On this edition of Athens News Matters guests Seth Hawkins with the Georgia Forestry Commission and Andrew Saunders with the Athens-Clarke Sustainability Office discuss the importance of urban forestry, the need for a sustainability office in the Classic City, and they fill us in on the success of programs like Tree City USA and Making the Shade.
Athens News Matters with guests District 6 Commissioner Jerry NeSmith, Gwen O' Looney and Blake Aued discussing proposed construction projects including a high-rise on Mitchell Street, and a gas station on Oak Street, as well as new plan being put into place by new Clarke County School District Superintendent Demond Means.